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Date:      Fri, 01 May 2015 15:58:53 -0453
From:      "William A. Mahaffey III" <wam@hiwaay.net>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: minor syslog issue
Message-ID:  <5543E796.9030309@hiwaay.net>
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On 05/01/15 01:30, Matthew Seaman wrote:
> On 01/05/2015 00:45, William A. Mahaffey III wrote:
>>> syslogd on kabini1 should be accepting traffic from all ports:
>>>
>>> [root@kabini1, /etc, 6:40:19pm] 366 % ps -ax | grep syslog
>>>    783 ??  Is       0:39.07 /usr/sbin/amd -p -a /.amd_mnt -l syslog /host /etc/amd.map /net /etc/amd.map
>>> 73506 ??  Is       0:00.10 /usr/sbin/syslogd -a 192.168.0.0/16:* -C -T
>>>   8622  4  S+       0:00.00 grep syslog
>>> 73648  7  S+       0:00.93 tcpdump port
>>>
>>> i.e. looks like the traffic is there, but syslogd isn't recording it (?) .... Any clues appreciated.
>> *Aaaaaaaaaaaaack* !!!! Looks like ipfw was catching it, I had changed my
>> rules to allow *some* udp traffic a few days ago, but didn't open it up
>> enough. Just changed that & we'll see either later today or tomorrow at
>> the next 'syslogd restart' .... Sorry for the noise :-/ ....
> Looks like you've pretty much sorted the problem.
>
> A bit late now, but you would have been able to generate syslog traffic
> at will on your RPi using logger(1).  Although I guess you'll still want
> to observe things over a syslog restart to make sure everything works
> even if the source port changes.
>
> 	Cheers,
>
> 	Matthew


Just tried that (logger) & it worked :-) *HOOOOORAY* !!!! Off to my next 
foulup :-) .... Thanks.

-- 

	William A. Mahaffey III

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